About Silchar Assembly Constituency
Silchar is constituency No. 9 of Assam legislative assembly. It is situated in Cachar district and comes under the Silchar Lok Sabha constituency. It is an unreserved constituency. According to the Election Commission of India, this assembly seat has 1,95,527 registered voters. It comprises 1,01,757 male and 93,770 female registered voters.
The Congress won this seat in the 2011 Assembly elections by a margin of 15,851 votes. Sushmita Dev, the winning Congress candidate, got 60,978 votes. The nearest contender was Rajdeep Roy of BJP who got 45,127 votes. The voter turnout was 61.96 %.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Silchar Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Silchar assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender
||Party||Votes||Runner Up ||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||By Polls||Silchar||GEN|| Dilip Kumar Paul||M ||INC|| 74898||Arun Dutta Mazamder ||M ||INC||37457 |
|2011||9||Silchar||GEN||Sushmita Dev||F ||INC||60978||Rajdeep Roy ||M ||BJP ||45127 |
|2006||9||Silchar||GEN||Bithika Dev||F ||INC||55181||Bimolangshu Roy ||M ||BJP ||50789 |
|2001||9||Silchar||GEN||Bimolangshu Roy||M||BJP||45308||Kamalendu Bhattacharjee ||M ||INC ||45237 |
|1996||9||Silchar||GEN||Bimalangshu Roy ||M||BJP||42293||Kamalendu Bhattacharjee ||M ||INC ||40774 |
|1991||9||Silchar||GEN||Samarendra Nath Sen||M||BJP||37493||Karnendu Bhattacharjee ||M ||INC ||23642 |
|1985||9||Silchar||GEN||Karnendu Bhattacharjee||M||INC||34987||Kabindra Purkayastha ||M ||BJP ||21501 |
|1983||9||Silchar||GEN||Jagadish Chandra Choudhury||M||INC||28073||A. K. Nurul Haque ||M ||IND ||12917 |
|1978||9||Silchar||GEN||Noorul Kuda||M||CPM||20409||Kabindra Purkayasthan ||M ||JNP ||14628 |
|1972||11||Silchar||GEN||Mohitosh Purkayastha||M||INC||22283||A. K. Bhattacherjee ||M ||CPM ||6065 |
|1967||11||Silchar||GEN||S.M. Dev||M||INC||13407||T. Bhattacharjee ||M ||IND ||10234 |
|1952||By Polls||Silchar||GEN||L.M. Ali||M||IND||6701||Jyotsna Chanda ||M ||INC ||5569 |
|1951||11||Silchar||GEN||Mehrab Ali Laskar||M||IND||4232||Jyotsna Chanda ||M ||INC ||4186 |
Last Updated on March 28, 2020